Learn How Trading Volume,
Open Interest, and Liquidity Trends
Affect Market Data Needs
Our options guide examines important issues that may affect your market data requirements and costs:
Market Data Fees
The lower cost of the Options Price Reporting Authority (OPRA) SIP feed masks higher network costs for its higher quote volume. This important distinction from equities SIP feeds can impact your bottom line.
As a measure of trading intent, open interest is a useful alternative to direct feeds’ book depth. Learn how some traders predict price movement with SIP market data.
Trading volume is highly skewed toward a small group of options. See which market conditions pool liquidity and how to uncover it cost-effectively.